Google Tests New Telemedicine Service

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The online search giant is indeed running a trial within its Helpouts service offering users a chance to discuss medical issues with live doctors via online video, as Engadget first reported…There are some clear advantages to getting counseling on demand and within the comfort of one’s home, particularly for simpler medical issues. But there are limits to what doctors can do when they’re unable to diagnose a patient in person — including restrictions on tests and prescription drugs.

Which extra level of verification could we use to validate diagnoses?

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